Daily practices: Lockdown and Beyond

March 27th, 2020|

Supporting you and our community. We will add a different activity every two days for you to try. Enjoy the journey.. # Practice 3 Listening for wisdom We often listen for what we want to hear. Some will go further and listen compassionately to understand the feeling and need attached what someone is saying. Others will listen even deeper to hear what is not been said or what the gap is between what is being said and what is not being said. By listening or amplifying a “NO / alternative and different view@ feeling, experience in ourselves and from others [...]

Open forum discussions: Lockdown and Beyond

March 27th, 2020|

Supporting you and our community. Free open forum discussions to engage on issues that matter to you at this time. You will experience an intro or refresh to the “Deep Democracy” and “Compassionate communication” skills. Come practice, fine tune and learn - we invite you to take this opportunity to support yourself, friends and family with meaningful people-engagement skills. Contact for the zoom invitation details. Pick a time that suits you. Families and teams are welcome to come as a unit.   Day Date Time Tuesday 31st March 2020 15h30–16h30 Thursday 2nd April 2020 16h00-17h00 Tuesday 7th April 2020 [...]

Family Counselling and Mediation

March 26th, 2020|

Glynis Ratcliffe specialises in family & divorce mediation. She is a SAAM (South African Association of Mediators) registered and FAMSA (Families South Africa) trained counsellor with over 20 years’ experience. Her career started with trauma counselling at Edenvale SAPS after a horrendous murder of a family and she has since dealt with numerous trauma cases, counselling victims of murder, rape, domestic violence and kidnapping. While working through these cases, she was motivated to start counselling entire families in need and her services grew to include divorce mediation. Contact us for more information:

Quote of the month

March 1st, 2020|

Quote of the month “  People often say That motivation doesn’t last. Well, Neither does bathing – That’s why We recommend it daily.” -Zig Ziglar

Poem of the month

March 1st, 2020|

The lines of this song are like a poem. I trust you will take from it what you need. If You Listen Elizabeth Mitchell If you listen you can hear Birds sing and flowers grow If you listen you can hear My love for you just grows In the silence that surrounds Deep peace and love are found In the days that will be here My love will call you loud and clear And in that silent place Where loneliness is found I'll wonder through the open door To look for you There in that magic place That lies [...]

Personal book reflection …

January 8th, 2019|

Personal book reflection … Speak Peace In a World of Conflict Marshall B. Rosenberg Marshall Rosenberg started sharing his work in non-violent communication (NVC) some forty years ago and I had the good fortune to attend an incredible nine day program in October 2018 in Port Aransas, Texas. Each participant had their own style of applying the tools you will be gifted with in this book. The experiential and integrated nature of the NVC training program is demonstrated in the way this book is written. Its impact on me was so exciting that I’ve included the principles and skills [...]